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    A Bush Buffet in the Land of Kachoo
    R90.00 inc. VAT

    Bushbaby sets off on a night-time adventure with two friends he picks up along the way, bush pig and bushbuck. But when they encounter a one-eyed leopard, bushbaby has to think quickly to make sure his new friends don’t become a bountiful leopard buffet.

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    A Free Mind
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    During his 26 years in jail Ahmed Kathrada refused to allow the apartheid regime to confine his mind

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    AfroPolis: City, Media, Art
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    Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, Afropolis is the product of an exhibition developed by the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Germany. The book focuses on the Big Five of African cities: Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa and Johannesburg, and brings together positions of artistic and cultural studies, as well as detailed histories and the specific dynamics of these African cities, in order to expand our understanding of the concept of urbanity and the phenomenon of the City from an African perspective.

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    Art + Revolution: The Life and Death of Thami Mnyele (Catalogue)
    R280.00 inc. VAT

    The exhibition and book document a particular chapter in South Africa’s struggle for democracy by telling the story of artist and activist Thami Mnyele and a group of cultural workers in exile in Botswana called Medu Art Ensemble. This is the first time that their history is being told.

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    Baile le Moketa (Sesotho)
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    Written and illustrated in 1973 by one of South Africa’s most famous artists, Gerard Sekoto, Shorty and Billy Boy, is a book for children as well as art lovers and collectors. The manuscript forms part of a private collection of Sekoto’s sketches, artworks, letters and memoirs.

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    Boerejood
    R230.00 inc. VAT

    Ten years after democracy arrived in South Africa here is a book that gives a voice to the Afrikaner, speaking in English about the “Miracle” of the peaceful transition to majority rule – their worst nightmare.

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    Brett Murray
    R650.00 inc. VAT

    Documenting artist Brett Murray’s career over the past 30 years, this book boasts both powerful imagery and reflective texts from his 80s cultural/struggle work, through his career to The Spear—the natural outcome of his art and reflections on injustices past and present.

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    Coconut
    R130.00 inc. VAT

    One story is that of pampered Ofilwe, growing up in a white suburb, with English as her home language. Lost to her culture and heritage, a new discovery threatens the life she’s come know and ultimately leads her on a journey to uncover a past hidden from her by her parents.

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    Cooking in the Photographer’s House
    R290.00 inc. VAT

    Filled with sumptuous photographs by acclaimed South African photographer Obie Oberholzer, Cooking in the Photographer’s House features recipes for peasant-style food with emphasis on fresh, quality ingredients that anyone can cook.

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    Cyril Ramaphosa
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    Dear Edward: Family Footprints
    R280.00 inc. VAT

    Dear Edward: Family Footprints  is a personal journey into the family archives of photographer Paul Weinberg. The book explores his past as he retraces his family footprints in South Africa.

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    DemoCRAZY: SA’s Twenty-year Trip
    R240.00 inc. VAT

    South Africa approaches 20 years of democracy and what better way to look back at the country’s wild ride than through the lens of Zapiro.

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    God’s Dream
    R110.00 inc. VAT

    With warmth and humor, Archbishop Desmond Tutu distills his philosophy of unity and forgiveness into a picture book for the very young.

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    Goldilocks and the Three Rhinos (English)
    R110.00 inc. VAT

    Goldilocks was not supposed to be in the forest alone, but she didn’t always do as she was told.

    Join Goldilocks as she stumbles across the Rhino family’s home, unknowingly dabbling in their daily activities, and the hilarity that follows.

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    Goldilocks and the Three Rhinos (Xhosa)
    R110.00 inc. VAT

    Goldilocks was not supposed to be in the forest alone, but she didn’t always do as she was told.

    Join Goldilocks as she stumbles across the Rhino family’s home, unknowingly dabbling in their daily activities, and the hilarity that follows.

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    Goldilocks and the Three Rhinos (Zulu)
    R110.00 inc. VAT

    Goldilocks was not supposed to be in the forest alone, but she didn’t always do as she was told.

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    Human Sexuality in Africa
    R140.00 inc. VAT

    The papers presented in this book are characterized by a wide-ranging view and tone that is often speculative and best viewed as a provocative introduction to an important field of inquiry, rather than as a state-of-the-art assessment of sexuality in Africa. It is hoped that the chapters will stimulate further thought and research, especially since most make no pretense of offering the final word on the topics they discuss.

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    Hylton Nel: A Curious World
    R420.00 inc. VAT

    Artist/potter Hylton Nel, who celebrates his 70th birthday in 2011, has developed a distinctive style of work, rich in references to the decorative arts, literature, art history and South African life

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    Jafta
    R100.00 inc. VAT

    Jafta, a young boy growing up in Africa, describes some of his everyday feelings by comparing his actions to those of various African animals. The book is filled with rich illustrations and clever similes to explain all sorts of feelings and actions.

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    Jafta’s Father
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